Additional Business Assistance

Starting, growing or relocating a business requires solutions and resources as unique as your business. Before you make the move to Licking County, begin with a conversation with our Economic Development Director, Nate Strum. Together, you'll explore the business partners, incentives and resources that can be tailored to align with your business needs to ensure as smooth a transition as possible.

Nate can be reached at nstrum@growlickingcounty.org or via phone at 740.345.9757, ext. 3.

To learn more about resources that can aid your business, be sure to check out the links below.

FEDERAL RESOURCES

U.S. Economic Development Agency                                     
111 North Canal Street, Ste. 855
Chicago, IL 60606
312-353-8143

 

US Dept. of Agriculture - Rural Development                            
200 North High Street
Room 507
Columbus, OH 43215
614-255-2400    
 

U.S. Small Business Administration                              
401 N. Front Street
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
614-469-6860         
For a schedule and information about events, click here.

 

US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development                            
451 7th Street S.W.
Washington, DC 20410
202-708-1112    

STATE RESOURCES

Jobs Ohio                                 
41 S. High Street
Suite 1500
Columbus, OH 43215
614-224-6446          
     

Department of Commerce 
77 S. High St., 23rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-612
614-466-3636          
 

Ohio Secretary of State                   
180 East Broad St., 16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
614-466-2655          
 

Ohio Small Business Development Center
Columbus State College
939 Goodale Blvd.
Grandview Heights, OH 43212
614-287-5294                                
Columbus, OH                                    
For a schedule and information about events and workshops, click here.

REGIONAL RESOURCES

150 S. Front Street
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
614-225-6063
 

Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission     
111 Liberty Street
Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43215
614-228-2663
www.morpc.org

 

U.S. Foreign Trade Zone #138                 
7161 2nd Street          
Columbus,OH 43217
614-409-3622

 

rev1 Ventures               
1275 Kinnear Road          
Columbus, OH 43212
614-487-3700

 

 

Central Ohio Minority Business Association
1339 Broad Street
2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43205
614-252-8005

LOCAL RESOURCES

Licking County Chamber of Commerce
50 West Locust Street
P.O. Box 702
Newark, OH 43055
740-345-9757

 

Granville Area Chamber of Commerce
125 East Broadway
P.O. Box 603
Granville, OH 43023
740-587-4490

 


Licking County Planning Commission
20 South Second Street
Newark, OH 43055
740-670-5200
 

Workenomics                                                         
50 West Locust Street
Newark, OH 43055 
740-345-9757 ext. 6

 

Pataskala Area Chamber of Commerce
350 South Main Street
Pataskala, OH 43062
740-964-6100

 

 

Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE)                                    
East Central Ohio
25 Walnut Street
PO Box 692
Newark, OH 43058
(740) 345-7458

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
Career & Technology Education Center of Licking County (C-TEC)
150 Price Road
Newark, OH 43055
740-364-2832  
 

Ohio Means Jobs - Licking County
988 East Main Street
Newark, OH 43055
740-670-8700

 

Workforce Development Innovation Center
Central Ohio Technical College  
1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055
740-366-9494

 

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